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High Holiday Services


From Selichot to Simchat Torah, together we leave the ordinary to relive the birth of the world, reflected in the new selves that we birth during the High Holidays. Self-examination is a mighty task; that is why our tradition has us do the work together.


Please renew your membership or become a member now by visiting the Membership page.

Scroll down for information on taking part in 5784/2023 High Holiday services.

Honor your loved ones by including their names in our Yizkor memorial booklet by donating to HaMakom funds. You can also donate to our Kol Nidre Appeal. See the Donate page for more information.

Service Times 2023


Rosh HaShanah and Yom Kippur services take place at Unitarian Universalist Congregation.

107 W. Barcelona Rd.

Services will be streamed online via Zoom. Request Zoom link 


Pre-registration required for Zoom and onsite attendance due to security. Please scroll down for details on how to reserve member seats or purchase tickets for non-members and friends.  Please join early to get settled, enjoy the music, and be ready at the posted starting time.

Erev Rosh HaShanah, Friday, 15 September, 6:30 pm 

Rosh HaShanah Day One, Saturday, 16 September, 9:30 am 

Study with Rabbi Dov on Genesis 22 - Akedat Yitzhak   4:30 - 6 pm in the library at UU, No Zoom livestream

We will not blow Shofar on first day because of Shabbat which is traditional practice. The Shofar will

be blown on the second day of Rosh HaShanah.

Rosh HaShanah Day Two, Sunday, 17 September. 9:30 am   Outdoors, No Zoom livestream


Musical Tashlich, Second Day, 17 September, 5:30 - 7:45 pm   

5:30 - 7:45 pm  Symbolic casting off of our sins.

Location: Louis Montaño Park, 705 Alto Street 

Adjacent to Santa Fe River

Presented by Shabbat With Friends NM in partnership with HaMakom. 5:30-6pm Tashlich; 6-6:45 festival potluck feast; Soulful Farbrangen with Music and Singing of Melodies of the Days of Awe. 6:45-7:35; 7:35-7:45 Havdalah. Dress for outdoors. Please pre-register to pick a dish to bring and invite family and friends

Kol Nidrei Service, Sunday, 24 September, 6:30 pm 

Yom Kippur Morning, Monday, 25 September, 9:30 am 

Study Chapter 4 of the Book of Jonah with Rabbi Dov, 3 - 4:15 pm     

As a prelude to the ritual reading of Jonah, a deep dive into the fascinating and perplexing end of the Book of Jonah

Yom Kippur Afternoon, Monday, 25 September, 4:30 pm Mincha, Yizkor, Neilah, Havdalah at 7:30 pm 

Shabbat Sukkot, Saturday. 30 September, 10 am in the Sukkah at TBS


Simchat Torah Service, Sunday, 8 October, 10 am in the Upper Sanctuary at TBS

High Holidays Plans for 5784!

5784/2023  We will be blessed with leadership by guest Rabbi Dov Gartenberg and Hazzan Cindy Freedman, and members of the HaMakom community. This will be Hazzan Cindy's 20th consecutive year leading HaMakom High holiday services! Rabbi Jack Shlachter will be leading services in Warsaw, Poland.

HaMakom's High Holiday services will be designed for the deepest possible onsite and online experience. Services, at the Unitarian Universalist Congregation and livestream on Zoom, will be full of tradition, joyous, musical, interactive and fulfilling. 

If you have not yet renewed your HaMakom membership, please do so now

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To Reserve Member Seats or
Purchase Tickets for Non-Members & Friends

FOR MEMBERS: With each individual or household membership, you receive High Holiday tickets. Members MUST reserve seats for the services they wish to attend. Please email us at with your name, telephone number, and email address, specifying which services you wish to take part in and the names of the members of your household who require tickets for each.



TICKETS FOR NON-MEMBERS: If members wish to purchase tickets for friends or family or if you haven't yet decided to join HaMakom but would like to take part in High Holiday services, onsite or on Zoom, please email us at with your name, telephone number, and email address. Please specify the services you wish to attend and the names of the individuals for which each ticket is being purchased. MEMBERSHIP SIGN-UP

The suggested donation amount is $72 per service or a donation of $300 to attend the full complement of High Holiday Services. No one will be turned away on account of inability to pay and financial arrangements can be made by contacting

Pay Online or send check to HaMakom,  P.O.Box 6777,  Santa Fe, NM 87502

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